Re: missing devel pkgs for emacs build
Tom Furie <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2014 at 05:12:00PM -0400, Harry Putnam wrote:
>> ./configure returns the error below concerning not finding certain
>> pkgs installed concerning X.
>> Tail of output:
>> checking whether gcc understands -MMD -MF... yes
>> checking for long file names... yes
>> checking for X... no
>> checking for X... true
>> configure: error: You seem to be running X, but no X development libraries
>> were found. You should install the relevant development files for X
>> and for the toolkit you want, such as Gtk+ or Motif. Also make
>> sure you have development files for image handling, i.e.
>> tiff, gif, jpeg, png and xpm.
> As indicated by the error, you require at a minimum the X development
> packages. Install xorg-dev. You will also need -dev packages for
> whatever toolkit you're using.
As it turns out xorg-dev is not required for building emacs.
It built ok without it.. I did need a pile of other stuff though
aptitude search xorg-dev
Yet emacs built just fine.